GardenTalk newsletter

November 2016 (PDF)

  • Preparing the garden for winter
  • Cranberries, pecans, pomegranates and pumpkins
  • Is it a yam or sweet potato?
  • Master Gardener volunteer hours due November 30
  • Holidays Unwrapped
  • Gardening tips for November
  • Upcoming events

October 2016 (PDF)

  • Fall gardening tasks
  • Worn out garden?
  • Master Gardener volunteer hours due
  • Mum's not the word
  • Gardening tips for October
  • Winterizing the landscape class in Moberly

September 2016 (PDF)

  • The fruits of fall
  • Fall lawn care
  • Protecting our bees
  • Fall webworm creates webs in trees
  • Gardening tips for September
  • Upcoming events

August 2016 (PDF)

  • Planting a fall vegetable garden
  • Tomato leaf rolling
  • Red-root pigweed
  • White mold in green beans
  • The dangers or drought on fruit crops
  • August gardening tips
  • Upcoming events

July 2016 (PDF)

  • Vegetable grafting can help overcome poor soil, diseases
  • Master Gardener training to be held this fall
  • What is grape phylloxera?
  • Brown cool-season grass not necessarily a sign of disease
  • Save water at home with simple tips
  • Master Beekeeper course start in Hannibal July 9
  • July gardening tips
  • Upcoming events

June 2016 (PDF)

  • Dealing with chiggers
  • Explanation of soil test recommendation terms
  • Garden myth
  • Pyrethrins
  • Growing Elderberry plants
  • Garden tips for June
  • Upcoming events

May 2016 (PDF)

  • Be cautious when spraying herbicides
  • April freeze effects on plants
  • Good lawn practices reduce risk of nutsedge taking over
  • how to deal with tunneling pests in your yard
  • Gardening tips for May
  • Upcoming events

April 2016 (PDF)

  • Spring lawn care
  • Favorite tomato varieties
  • Eastern Tent Caterpillar
  • April is National Gardening month - Truman students to offer gardening program
  • Garden tips for April
  • Upcoming events

 

February 2016 (PDF)

  • Starting seeds indoors
  • Garden workshop February 19 in Kirksville
  • Growing African violets
  • Growing and caring for Amaryllis
  • Master Gardener news
  • Gardening tips for February
  • Upcoming events

January 2016 (PDF)

  • Don't kill your plants by over-watering
  • All-American Selections introduces nine winner for the 2016 garden season
  • Lighting important for house plants
  • Great Plains Grower Conferences
  • Garden tips for January
  • Upcoming events

December 2015 (PDF)

  • Southwest injury of trees
  • History of the poinsettia
  • Plan ahead to avoid winter damaged plants
  • Take care of garden tools
  • Twelve complete Master Gardener training in Kirksville
  • Gardening tips for December
  • Upcoming events

November 2015 (PDF)

  • Protecting plants from the elements of winter
  • Presence of breeding populations of the invasive brown marmorated stink bug in Missouri
  • Garden program November 13
  • Native plants—what's all the buzz about native plants
  • Master gardener volunteer hours due November 30
  • Gardening tips for November
  • Upcoming events

October 2015 (PDF)

  • Fall gardening
  • Growing chrysanthemums in the garden (MP3)
  • The chickadee's guide to gardening
  • Gardening tips for October
  • Upcoming events

September 2015 (PDF)

  • Fall is the best time of year for lawn care (MP3)
  • Knowing when to harvest apples can be tricky
  • Growing mushrooms in Missouri workshop
    • Kirksville (PDF)
  • Wet weather woes
  • Gardening tips for September
  • Upcoming events

August 2015 (PDF)

  • Planting a fall garden
  • Interested in becoming a Missouri Master Gardener?
  • Chloramine causes concern
  • Test compost before adding to garden soil
  • August gardening tips
  • Upcoming events

July 2015 (PDF)

  • Rain, humidity causing diseases in lawns and gardens this summer
  • Swarming bees cause concern
  • Rose slugs
  • July gardening tips
  • Upcoming events

June 2015 (PDF)

May 2015 (PDF)

  • Springtime in the lawn and garden
  • Prune spring flowering shrubs after bloom
  • Trees vulnerable to storm damage
  • Controlling weeds in your lawn and garden
  • Garden tips for May
  • Upcoming events

 

April 2015 (PDF)

March 2015 (PDF)

February 2015 (PDF)

  • Late winter is the time to prune fruit trees and small fruits
  • Salt damage to plants (MP3)
  • All-America selection winners
  • Care for Valentine's Day flowers
  • Spring Forward workshop April 18
  • Beginning gardening workshop, March 21
  • Gardening tips for February
  • Upcoming events

January 2015 (PDF)

  • What's all the buzz about?
  • In memory of Alix Carpenter
  • Overwintering houseplants
  • 2014 Master Gardener volunteer hour summary
  • Food gardening in the U. S. at the highest levels in more than a decade, according to new report by the National Gardening Association
  • Garden tips for January
  • Upcoming events